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Professional-Development | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

Homemade soap, shared ice cream cones, and outright bribery are just a few of the things desperate job hunters have tried to land a position.

Friday Funny: 13 Weird Job Seeker Tactics

Friday Funny: 13 Weird Job Seeker Tactics

Homemade soap, shared ice cream cones, and outright bribery are just a few of the things desperate job hunters have tried to land a position.

FM Alert: OSHA Pilots New Expedited Whistleblower Review Process

The goal is to bring about quicker resolution for whistleblowers and their employers regarding claims of retaliation for reporting safety and other concerns on the job.

Survey Upends Common Meeting Myths

A new global survey delivers surprising results about the amount of time employees spend in meetings, whether they consider them productive, and how and where they like to attend them.

FM Alert: New Spanish-Language Roofing Guidelines

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has translated eight of its most popular educational Technical Bulletins into Spanish.

Question of the Week: Can Rearranging Employee Seating Improve Performance, Profits?

For organizations looking to increase returns on the human capital of their workforce, simply rearranging employee seating may be one of the most cost-effective resources at their disposal.

FM Alert: OSHA Kicks Off “Hear and Now – Noise Safety Challenge”

OSHA is challenging inventors and entrepreneurs to help develop a technological solution to workplace noise exposure and related hearing loss.

Lighting Maintenance: LED Lighting Retrofits

While the benefits are increasingly clear, facilities should note these four tips to avoid LED lighting failure.

Friday Funny: Housekeeping Olympic Games

The 2016 Olympic games are scheduled to kick off in Rio de Janiero tonight. While it’s too late to make an Olympic team, there is another way you and your housekeeping team can celebrate the spirit of competition.

Services & Maintenance: Key Pest Control Concerns For Facilities

Activities in and around buildings help determine where to look, and which pests may be attracted.

Did You Miss Our “Five Benefits You’re Missing If Your BAS Is Out Of Date” Webinar?

View this free webinar video to understand how the newest building automation system benefits can help you evaluate your system and determine when it’s time to upgrade, reduce risks and capitalize on efficiencies.

FM Issue: Power Protection For IoT Connection

When depending on Internet of Things technology, assess facility power strategies to retain important data during an outage.

Cyber Security For Buildings

Building automation systems are one avenue for a cyber attack. A recent survey examines perceived roles.

Facility Executive | July / August 2016 Issue

This issue looks at trends in facility security. Plus, HVAC, thermal energy, pest control, power protection for IoT, LED lighting, green roofing, and more.

Inaugural Security Week To Take Place At ASIS 2016

Orlando event will bring together local businesses, schools, hospitals, houses of worship, community leaders, and law enforcement to discuss security preparedness, best practices.

FM Alert: Green Seal Launches New Architectural Insulation Standard

The new standard will make it easier for buyers to identify green insulation products that work and protect human as well as environmental health.

Flood Buzz™ Water Leak Alarm By Archetype Ltd.

The patented Flood Buzz™ warns of impending water leaks before they wreak havoc by sounding an alarm when it senses a water leak condition.

Using Video To Tackle “Digital Dislocation” In Workplace

Organizations are embracing video to help them communicate more effectively with their workers, according to new study from BT and Cisco.

Is Working 9 To 5 A Thing Of The Past?

Nearly half of workers complete work outside of office hours and check or answer emails when they leave the office, finds a new CareerBuilder Survey.

Friday Funny: Is Pokémon Go A Workplace No-Go?

A dream come true for Pikachu fans, Pokémon Go can be a nightmare for companies that want to keep their email and cloud-based information secure.

FM Alert: New Model Aquatic Health Code Released

The CDC's updated MAHC assures science-based best practices to improve health and safety at public aquatic facilities.

Did You Miss Our “Your Air May Be Destroying Productivity” Webinar?

The accumulation of airborne pollutants can cost as much as $6,500 per employee per year in lost productivity. Watch this free video webinar and learn about the significant return on investment improved IAQ can have in facilities.

Question of the Week: How To Network With Facility Management Peers?

How does a facility manager find local networking opportunities in areas underserved by a national organizations?

Sodexo School Facility Directors Complete EPA’s IAQ Master Class

Sodexo's Directors of Facilities in K-12 schools are now EPA-trained "masters of indoor air quality" after completing EPA's 10-course Masters of IAQ series.

FM Alert: OSHA Injury, Illness Tracking Rule Delayed

OSHA has delayed the effective date for its new rule enforcing employees’ rights to report workplace injuries, illnesses.

Celebrating World FM Day: Share Your Views

In honor of World FM Day, we invite you to share your views on the impact current global trends are having on the job of facility management.

Workplace Secrets Of Creative, Innovative Companies

Optimal workplace design is a key driver of organizational innovation, according to the U.S. Workplace Survey 2016 from Gensler.

FM Alert: Corporate Real Estate Becoming More Aligned With C-Suite

A recent survey of corporate real estate executives finds an increased focus on the strategic aspects of CRE within companies.

Fines For Workplace Safety Violations Up 78% Starting Aug. 1

The increased penalties are meant to keep pace with the cost of living, which can lead to significant benefits for workers and level the playing field for responsible employers.

FM Alert: OSHA Reminds Employers To Protect Workers From Fireworks Dangers

As July 4th plans kick into high gear, OSHA is urging employers in the fireworks and pyrotechnics industry to protect their workers. Last year, two workers were killed and four injured in an explosion at an Alabama fireworks manufacturing facility.

Friday Funny: Is There A Dog At Your Desk?

If not, you might want to get one. A recent survey shows that being able to bring your dog to work makes your company cool. Even cooler than ping pong tables.

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